"And how should I presume?"

The unsophisticated ramblings of an unenlightened twenty-something who hopes to, one day, change the world.


Cast of characters:

The Anna to my Elsa (and tag)
The Michael to my Wendy Darling (and tag)
The Wash to my Zoe (and tag)
The John to my Sherlock
The Keladry to my Alanna
The Mal to my Zoe


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fashionaryhand:

Creative Fashionary sketches by Grace Ciao

Grace is a fashion illustrator from Singapore. She draws inspiration from everything around her. Her favourite materials are watercolours and flowers. Here are her amazing Fashionary sketches inspired by flowers!

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toastdurr:

lotoflivingtodo:

typac:

no thank you

GOOD FUCKING BYE TO THAT

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toastdurr:

lotoflivingtodo:

typac:

no thank you

GOOD FUCKING BYE TO THAT

http://flappy2048.com/

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thatguyprince:

canadianslut:

I wish my name was Zoe so I could introduce myself like thisimage

SHE WILL NEVER BE PABLO

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govthookercoulson:

And here we see Hawkeye, undercover and shooting a gun but still instinctively pulling a bowstring.

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janekrahe:

sarahreesbrennan:

geek-ramblings:

When I first got this role I just cried like a baby because I was like, “Wow, next Halloween, I’m gonna open the door and there’s gonna be a little kid dressed as the Falcon.” That’s the thing that always gets me. I feel like everybody deserves that. I feel like there should be a Latino superhero. Scarlett [Johansson] does great representation for all the other girls, but there should be a Wonder Woman movie. I don’t care if they make 20 bucks, if there’s a movie you’re gonna lose money on, make it Wonder Woman. You know what I mean, ’cause little girls deserve that. There’s so many of these little people out here doing awful things for money in the world of being famous. And little girls see that. They should have the opposite spectrum of that to look up to.

Dreamboat, check, awesome human being, check. 

#look at your favorites#now back to mackie#sadly your favorites aren’t mackie#but if they stopped being misogynistic assholes#they could be like mackie#look back at this post#this post is now that piece of furniture you’ve always wanted#and he found it in a dumpster#he doesn’t need a horse because he flies on the sighs of angels

janekrahe:

sarahreesbrennan:

geek-ramblings:

When I first got this role I just cried like a baby because I was like, “Wow, next Halloween, I’m gonna open the door and there’s gonna be a little kid dressed as the Falcon.” That’s the thing that always gets me. I feel like everybody deserves that. I feel like there should be a Latino superhero. Scarlett [Johansson] does great representation for all the other girls, but there should be a Wonder Woman movie. I don’t care if they make 20 bucks, if there’s a movie you’re gonna lose money on, make it Wonder Woman. You know what I mean, ’cause little girls deserve that. There’s so many of these little people out here doing awful things for money in the world of being famous. And little girls see that. They should have the opposite spectrum of that to look up to.

Dreamboat, check, awesome human being, check. 

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paralysedbeaver:

Agent Koenig: You wash up on a deserted island alone. Sitting on the sand is a box. What is in that box?
Agent Simmons: That’s a hard one. Let me think.

paralysedbeaver:

Agent Koenig: You wash up on a deserted island alone. Sitting on the sand is a box. What is in that box?

Agent Simmons: That’s a hard one. Let me think.

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rubberbandgirlme:

if cap3 isn’t called “captain america and falcon: we’re up all night to get bucky”, i’m not watching it

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flosaphine:

merkkultra:

do men have resting bitch faces as well or do they not have negative characteristics ascribed to them for putting on a neutral rather than a deliriously happy facial expression

oh

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Asker Anonymous Asks:
The grey things in the skivvy roll. Two pairs of socks? I'm having a bit of hard time identifying them.
bemusedlybespectacled bemusedlybespectacled Said:

I think so?

tiger-in-the-flightdeck:

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onthelosingside:

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onthelosingside:

John’s outrage and disappointment at Sherlock’s lack of caring in The Great Game is so important.

He’s heard this man classify himself as a sociopath, seen him mistreat others with no regard to or understanding of their feelings and and also seem not to feel anything himself about the pain he in fact caused. And yet he’s drawn to him, all though s1, John can’t quit Sherlock, and he must tell himself every day, every time he does something amazing, every time he looks particularly delicious in a suit, every time Sherlock makes him laugh, he must tell himself, “Don’t. He doesn’t care. He can’t care about you like that so don’t.”

And then. And then Sherlock comes to save him from a gang of international smugglers, and Sherlock eats breakfast with him, and Sherlock is hurt when John maligns his intelligence on his blog. Sherlock must feel. He must have some feeling, right? He’s not a sociopath after all and the possibility of Sherlock must blossom in front of John every day and maybe he stopped telling himself those things about Sherlock never caring for him, maybe he even dared to hope for something, anything. 

But Sherlock tells John to “go cry” at the bedsides of the dying. Sherlock leaves a bomb strapped to an old woman for hours extra simply, it seems, to out-do the bomber, to get one-up on him. Sherlock tells John he finds it easy to not care about the actual human lives that are at stake, and asks John if he’s surprised about this.

John says no. John laughs and says no. He laughs at himself. It’s almost written on his face: What an idiot, I actually thought this sociopath cared, and I thought he could even maybe care about me. But no, I was right in the first place, he doesn’t care now and he will never care. And you know what, I’m not even surprised. 

And then he tells John not to make Sherlock a hero because they don’t exist and if they did, Sherlock certainly wouldn’t be one of them.

John’s theme plays, the musical equivalent of loneliness and despair and emptiness. 

And John hangs his head, mournful of all the brilliant possibilities he’d dared to hope for. Of his hero. 


And then John squares his shoulders, tells himself to shut off the part of him that feels for Sherlock, as he returns to stoicism, ready to help his colleague with the next case.

I love this, and it fits perfectly with John’s state of mind. Because John is on an emotional rollercoaster and it also explains the blog post about how touched he was by the pool scene, and why they seem much more domestic after that. 

But also… I think John misunderstands what Sherlock means by not caring about people individually. I kinda side with him on this point. You can’t care about each person you don’t know on the same level that you care about those close to you, it’s crippling, and it lacks efficiency. Sherlock knows that emotions are not an advantage when it comes to saving them. He never says he does not care whether they die or not, he just says that he cannot spend his time uselessly being affected, because he has to save them.

"Will caring about them help save them?”

"Go cry by their bedside and see what good it does them.” 

It’s a very rational and logical way of proceeding, but for John it is not normal.  So he focuses on the “not being emotional” part and forgoes the “actually giving a fuck about saving them” part. To me, it’s their first and biggest misunderstanding, and all you said is really what is going on in John’s mind, but this moment is the first wedge in their relationship, and it’s only going to grow until S3. It’s hard to kill an idea, when it’s made a home just there, in your head…

I love how both their perspectives were successively shown and how it was revealed in S3 that they do not get what the other feels

This is why I was originally so confused by John’s outrage. Like, so what, calm down, John, he says he doesn’t care about all these people but he’s still working his ass off to save them, so that’s a form of caring - why you so mad?

And it’s when I started looking at things from John’s point of view when it comes to Sherlock’s ability to feel that John’s reactions in this scene didn’t seem like overreactions anymore. They’re not fighting about what they’re fighting about. John isn’t mad Sherlock doesn’t care about faceless strangers (well, maybe a bit), he’s really mad because he thinks that means Sherlock doesn’t/won’t/can’t care about him.  

This kind of error in communication is something that is really typical in close relationships and, well, happens with me and my husband all the time. I’m mad about something else we’re not talking about, so I’m yelling about an entirely different thing that’s not even that big of a deal. It’s a shit way to communicate your feelings, which is something these two are great at.

I think the thing John was angry about was the fact that he thought Sherlock wasn’t solving the cases to try and save those people, but because he *liked* solving cases. John thought that ultimately Sherlock doesn’t care who the victim is or what happened to them, it could be a stolen mobile phone or an entire family being dead - it’s just the thrill of the chase that interests him.

And this is not fat from the truth… After all, doesn’t he wait for ‘a nice murder to cheer him up?’

I can never find a satisfying answer to that conversation. I feel like the thrill he gets out of the puzzle does not make him a terrible person, and in fact, this selfishness is only a different kind of selfishness from the one commonly accepted.

Example: if you can’t stand to see other people die because it makes you sad and it pains you, then when you prevent them from dying, who says it’s not ultimately more for your own peace of mind than for them? Ultimately, we’re all selfish. John loves being a caretaker. He takes pride and joy in it, and if it did not procure him a kind of personal satisfaction, he would not do it. The hard work it demands is rewarded, at the end of the day, with a kind of self-satisfaction, of pleasure taken in the sacrifices. Does it remove any value from the fact that people benefit from his actions? Nope.

Sherlock could get more of a kick by being a criminal, I think. Or helping criminals never getting caught. It’s the same kind of brain pleasure. But he doesn’t. So, yes, he wants the puzzle and the adrenaline and the thrill, but in the end, he elects to get it by being a detective. 

Yes, totally. That’s because he isn’t a bad person - he is a good person, in fact. There have been so many instances where Sherlock could have gotten back at people for hurting him, or hurt them outright, but he doesn’t do that - in fact, the majority (I would say all) of the times he hurt someone, he did inadvertently - either because he was aware he was saying/doing something bad but not aware of the extent of the consequences, or because he wasn’t even aware at all that what he was doing or saying was bad at all.

I don’t think we’ve ever seen him taking pleasure in hurting or being mean. When he does do “bad” things, he does it because he either doesn’t notice or because he thinks he has to.

I think by TRF John understood this.

The lighting in this shot, just in these three screen grabs is just everything John at this point in his life. This is during Sherlock’s mocking of his ‘Queen and Country’ aspect. The light is shining directly centre screen on the Union Jack pillow, immediately followed by John straightening into Captain Watson.

John’s disappointed with his new CO, but he’s willing to follow him head long into battle.

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rosendaemonin:

HobbitCon 2014 Costume Contest

Those were some of the best costumes I have ever seen on any convention. I almost tripped over a cable because I couldn’t stop staring at that Thorin. :)

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jbduk:

yep

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castiel-the-consulting-angel:

stevieraedrawn:

Can we talk about how Cap and Bucky have opposite masks?

Cap has mouth and eyes exposed, forehead covered. Bucky has mouth covered and eyes painted black, his forehead exposed.

What a lovely symmetry.

But the symbolism too. Cap’s is a helmet, protection, to keep him safe from physical harm. Bucky’s is a muzzle to keep him silent and anonymous and on a leash.

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